Exhibitions2013, Uncommon Thread 2013, LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA
Vessel is a series of garments specially designed for the female body. Using cutting edge technology embedded into the fabric these garments are able to monitor the actions and physical well being of the female. The unique design of the Chastity Dress helps young women become more aware of their behaviors. LEDs embedded into the fabric which release a warning by lighting up when the woman is touched inappropriately. The Fertility Dress responds to internal stimulus and changes colors based on menstruation cycle and the cleanliness of the wearer. The dress turns blue when ovulating, red when menstruating, and glows white with excellent hygiene and yellow with poor hygiene. Published Works and Reviews Tolson, Elizabeth. "Vessel: A Series of Dresses Specially Designed for the Female Body - Fashioning Technology." Vessel: A Series of Dresses Specially Designed for the Female Body - Fashioning Technology. Fashioningtech.com, 16 July 2013. Web. 11 Nov. 2013. Miller, Robin. "Subscriber Services." Uncommon Thread Gives Aspiring Designers 'Carte Blanche' to Create Fashion Statements. The Advocate, 1 Nov. 2013. Web. 11 Nov. 2013.